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New articles arriving every week for all types of mums. From those looking to conceive to those with little ones to grown up kids.

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TALKMUM | 2020
Childcare In The UK: What Are My Options And How Can I Claim My Free Hours?
We take a look at the different options for early years childcare in the UK, and how you can claim your free 15 and 30 government-funded hours for children aged 2, 3 and 4.
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TALKMUM | 2020
The Top 50 Questions Googled During Pregnancy
A recent poll of 2,000 mums, commissioned by Pregnacare, found that 67% of them felt the internet was their lifeline during pregnancy, allowing them to ask the questions they were too embarrassed to ask in real life.
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TALKMUM | 2020
The Top 10 Most Popular Baby Names
Searching for the perfect baby name? We take a look at the top ten most popular baby names in the UK For Boys And Girls
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TALKMUM | 2020
8 Nutrition Tips To Help Increase Your Chances To Conceive By Lucy Gornall
A healthy, nutritious diet is important throughout every stage of life, but when you’re trying to conceive, it becomes even more key. This isn’t just to aid conception, but also to ensure that if you do fall pregnant, your body can provide all the right nutrients for the growing foetus.
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TALKMUM | 2020
11 Post Natal Exercise Tips By Lucy Gornall
After nine months of pregnancy, you might be wanting to get moving again and add some exercise to your daily routine. Before you do, give these 11 tips a read…
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TALKMUM | 2020
Your Pregnancy On A Plate - 12 Tips To Eat Well By Lucy Gornall
Ensure The Health Of You And Your Unborn Baby, By Following These 12 Pre Natal Nutrition Tips
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TALKMUM | 2020
11 Post Natal Nutrition Tips By Lucy Gornall
Ensure you stay healthy after birth so you can feel your best and enjoy the journey of motherhood, with these 11 post natal nutrition tips…
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TALKMUM | 2020
Pregnancy And Coronavirus: What’s The Latest Advice On COVID-19 If I’m Pregnant?
Are you pregnant? If so, make sure you read the latest advice from the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) on the coronavirus, with a Q&A answering all the questions you might have around COVID-19 and pregnancy.
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TalkMum | 2020
Shakira Akabusi StrongLikeMum podcast
Are You Pregnant Or Have Young Children? Make Sure You Listen To Pre And Postnatal Fitness Coach Shakira Akabusi’s New Podcast StrongLikeMum, In Partnership With Pregnacare
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TALKMUM | 2020
Garden Games For Kids
Here are 12 simple but fun garden games and outdoor activities for children that require minimal equipment and will mean they will burn off lots of energy while they play outdoors.
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TALKMUM | 2020
Healthy Vegan Pregnancy
Are you pregnant, or trying for a baby, and following a vegan or plant-based diet? Make sure you read this post on how to have a safe and healthy vegan pregnancy.
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TALKMUM | 2020
Five Ways To Keep Your Kids Active Indoors
Do you have young children? If so, you might be wondering how to keep your kids active when you are indoors.
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TALKMUM | 2020
The Best Sleep Tips For New Parents
Have you just had a baby? If so, make sure you read this post on the best sleep tips for new parents, which we hope will be music to any tired parents’ ears.
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TALKMUM | 2020
What To Do When You Find Out You Are Pregnant
If you’ve just found out you are pregnant, it might be a long-awaited result, or it might be a happy surprise. However you’re feeling, you might be wondering what to do next. Here's what to do when you find out you are pregnant for the first time...
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TalkMum | 2020
Want To Wind Down? Here are Five Mindfulness And Relaxation Apps For Parents
Want to wind down at the end of a busy day with your children? Or are you feeling stressed and anxious at the moment? Here are ten mindfulness and relaxation apps for parents to help you unwind, de-stress, sleep well and keep you, and your family, calm.
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TalkMum | 2020
How to Shake off the Parenting Blues
How do you shake off the parenting blues? Read this article to find out more.
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TalkMum | 2020
A Family Guide to Going Green - Sustainable Lifestyle and Green Living Tips for Families
Are you looking for tips on how your family can be more environmentally friendly? Read our family guide to going green.
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TalkMum | 2020
Are you thinking of trying for a 2020 baby? Read this first!
Happy New Year! This month our topic is New Year, New Intentions, where we’ll look at positive changes to make to enhance your life in the next few months.
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Featured Posts
TalkMum | 2020
Find Out Your Due Date With Our Pregnancy Calculator
Just found out you’re pregnant? Work out your baby’s due date with the Pregnacare Pregnancy Due Date Calculator.
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TalkMum | 2016
10 reasons to consider taking a pregnancy supplement
Are you pregnant (or thinking about trying to conceive) and unsure about why you should take a combined pregnancy vitamin supplement? Here’s ten reasons to consider it...
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TalkMum | 2018
Four types of cheese you can eat during pregnancy
Are you expecting a baby and wondering about the types of cheese you can eat during pregnancy? Make sure you read our latest post.
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2012
Your stomach after C-section
One in four babies in the UK is born by caesarean section, so what does this mean for your tummy muscles and stomach after c-section and how do you go about reducing your belly after pregnancy? TalkMum expert Wendy Powell shares her advice.
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